Amanda Michelle Fink (born December 4, 1986) is a retired American tennis player. She ranked No. 1 in the US in Under-16s. In 2006, she was the number-one ranked college freshman, and in 2008 she finished the season as the U.S. No. 5 ranked collegiate player. On November 21, 2011, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 260, while her best doubles ranking was 228 on September 27, 2010.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||December 4, 1986|
|Career titles||1 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 260 (November 21, 2011)|
|Career titles||3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 228 (September 27, 2010)|
Fink attended Calabasas High School (class of 2005). She was named California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) MVP in doubles in 2002 and singles MVP in 2003, 2004, and 2005, named Ventura County Star All-Area Player of the Year in 2003, and an All-American in 2004 and 2005. She placed third in the 2002 Clay Court Nationals, and won the 2005 Hawaii National Open. She ranked No. 1 in the US in under-16s, and No. 2 in the under-18s.
Fink was the No. 1 ranked college freshman, and the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year. In her freshman year in 2006 Fink was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Rookie of the Year and ended the year ranked No. 8. She won the ITA Western Regional Championship.
In 2008, she was named a ITA All-American for singles and doubles, All-Pac-10 First Team, and Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Fink finished the season as the U.S. No. 5 ranked collegiate player. Fink won the Freeman Memorial Singles Championship. In doubles, teamed up with Gabriela Niculescu, she won the 2008 Pac-10 Doubles Championship, won the ITA West Regional doubles title, and finished the season ranked No. 4 in the nation.
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 4 (1 title, 3 runner-ups)Edit
|Loss||1.||Jul 2008||ITF Allentown, United States||Hard||Milagros Sequera||2–6, 0–6|
|Win||2.||Jul 2008||ITF Atlanta, United States||Hard||Svetlana Krivencheva||6–3, 6–2|
|Loss||3.||Mar 2011||ITF Metepec, Mexico||Hard||Teliana Pereira||4–6, 4–6|
|Loss||4.||Jul 2011||ITF Lexington, United States||Hard||Chiara Scholl||1–6, 1–6|
Doubles: 7 (3 title, 4 runner-ups)Edit
|Runner-up||1||19 July 2009||Atlanta, United States||Hard||Yasmin Schnack|| Kaitlyn Christian
|Winner||2||23 November 2009||Puebla, Mexico||Hard||Elizabeth Lumpkin|| Florencia Molinero
Maria Fernanda Alves
|6–4, 6–7(6), [10–8]|
|Winner||3||12 December 2009||Xalapa, Mexico||Hard||Elizabeth Lumpkin|| Vivian Segnini
|5–7, 6–2, [15–13]|
|Runner-up||4||14 February 2010||Laguna Niguel, United States||Hard||Elizabeth Lumpkin|| Anastasia Pivovarova
|Winner||5||8 March 2010||Metepec, Mexico||Clay||Elizabeth Lumpkin|| Maria Fernanda Alves
Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
|6–3, 5–7, [10–8]|
|Runner-up||6||7 August 2010||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Irina Falconi|| Chang Kai-chen
Heidi El Tabakh
|6–3, 3–6, [4–10]|
|Runner-up||7||6 June 2011||El Paso, United States||Hard||Yasmin Schnack|| Alyona Sotnikova
|5–7, 6–4, [8–10]|
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